Weddings

The Ruston Chapel

Ruston, WA View map
$2k - $2k For 100 Guests

About

$2k - $2k For 100 Guests

The Ruston Chapel is a historic wedding venue located in Pierce County in Ruston, Washington. This vintage-style chapel was built in the early 1990s, and is available to host both your ceremony and reception. It’s situated just two blocks from the gorgeous Point Defiance Park, making beautiful photo opportunities easily accessible. The Ruston Chapel prides themselves on their beauty, romance and charm.

Facilities and Capacity

Couples can accommodate up to 65 guests at this intimate venue. Their fully decorated chapel features gothic-style arched windows, elegant chandeliers and a cozy fireplace. Their gorgeous alter boasts beautiful floral arrangements, ensuring you have the perfect backdrop for your “i do's.” There are romantic candles throughout, and a sound system for both your ceremony and reception.

Services Offered

This award-winning venue offers all-inclusive packages to ensure your celebration is a success. They'll assist you with your event planning, and help you select any event rentals you may need. Setup and cleanup is included with your rental fee, along with tables, chairs and sashes. There’s an on-site bridal suite you and your bridal party can get ready in, as well as plenty of complimentary parking for your guests. If you don't have an officiant, this vintage-style venue will provide a chapel officiant for an additional fee. Additional services include:

  • Accommodations
  • Outside vendors
  • China
  • Flatware
  • Linens
  • Lighting and sound
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Preferred vendor list

Cuisine

The Ruston Chapel offers an in-house caterer, so all of your culinary needs can be taken care of in one place. Couples can choose between hors d'oeuvres, a buffet or a cocktail reception. They offer delicious wedding cake, scrumptious dessert and non-alcoholic beverages. If you prefer to bring in your own caterer or cake, you may do that as well.

Other Services

In addition to hosting your ceremony and reception, this unique wedding venue is also happy to host your rehearsal dinner. They're a family-owned and operated venue with experience in the event, wedding and catering industries since 2004. Additional events they will hold include:

  • Engagement party
  • Bridal shower
  • Elopements
  • Bridal luncheon

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$500.00

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$600.00

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

No

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$200.00

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$200.00

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
China
Clean Up
Event Planning
Flatware
Lighting/Sound
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting
Server(s)

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$5.00

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Open Bar

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

1

Describe your venue:

Banquet Hall
Historic Building
Religious

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
All Inclusive Packages
Cake
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Get Ready Rooms
Outside Vendors
Set Up

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Hors d'oeuvres

What bar services do you provide?

Open Bar

What event items are available?

Altar/Arch
Audio Equipment
Centerpieces
Chairs
Chair Covers
Decor
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

China
Flatware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

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    David B. Married on 10/11/2020
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    David and Miecyl Becker's Wedding

    The Ruston Chapel is the perfect venue for smaller weddings. Debra and her staff are top notch and take a personal interest with your overall satisfaction as a client. A-plus rating from my wife and I. The food was Delicious and the flowers were gorgeous! Debra took all the stress out of planning a wedding. I would highly recommend her and the Ruston Chapel. David Becker - married 11-22-2019.

    The Ruston Chapel's reply:

    Hello Mr. & Mrs Becker (I just love saying that!!)
    its been such a pleasure working with you both, and I just LOVE LOVE the photos you posted. Everyone at the Ruston Chapel has such a great time making your wedding day special. Thank you for sharing your special day with us all!! Many Happy Years to a beautiful couple.... Blessings to you both.... Debbie
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    Pouline Married on 11/02/2019
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    Highly recommend

    We highly recommend working with Debbie and her daughter at the Ruston Chapel. They went above and beyond with our decoration ideas for our elopement ceremony and everything turned out perfect. Not to mention, all the decor was provided along with all the floral! Debbie even allowed us to bring in our own decor to add! We can’t thank them enough for making our special day PERFECT!

    The Ruston Chapel's reply:

    Hi Pouline,
    I have some of my favorite photos of your wedding...Thank you for sharing this special day with us all. Olivia and I had such fun working with you, and were so happy to hear that your wedding day turned out just how you wanted.
    Many blessings to the Newlyweds!! Debbie
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    Debbie Married on 03/11/2018
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    What a way to take the stress out of any event - Debbie does an amazing job and really made our effort easy - She has everything perfectly setup to ensure that things go off without a kink - Thank you Debbie!!! Robert & Debbie Johnson

    The Ruston Chapel's reply:

    Thank you Debbie & Robert. It was an honor to share in your celebration.
    and thank you for your kind words... I sincerely appreciate it.
    have a fantastic life together.
    Happily..............Debbie

Awards

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2015 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2014 Winner

Real Weddings

  • Tye & Gail
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Professional Network & Endorsements

1 Endorsement
Picasso Catering Picasso Catering Wedding Caterers

What a lovely place to have a celebration. Jan is awesome. She will make planning your event a breeze. we love working with Jan and you will too!

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5129 N Pearl Street Ruston, WA, 98407
253-228-0358

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